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Rehabilitation Services (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-256

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a list of Jewish inmates in three correctional facilities; lists of the President, Board of Directors, and other employees of Rehabilitation Services; correspondence pertaining to inmates, their care, parole and preparation for parole; and reports from the Executive Advisor for Rehabilitation Services and the President. The bulk of this collection contains minutes from meetings. Please note that folder 1, Correspondence, and folder 5, Names of Jewish Inmates, contain inmate details and are restricted.

Dates

  • undated, 1954-1984

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Historical Note

Rehabilitation Services of Boston, Massachusetts was sponsored by the Jewish community to assist prisoners in Massachusetts correctional facilities, and focused on developing services for Jewish inmates. The organization was concerned with problems in correctional programs, available rehabilitation services, and general care for Jewish inmates. Rehabilitation Services collaborated with Jewish Family Service and the Federation of Employment and Guidance to form a cooperative program for those inmates awaiting parole. Jewish Vocational Services also played a role in carrying out the aims of Rehabilitation Services.

References

  1. Materials from the collection.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 manuscript box)

Abstract

Rehabilitation Services of Boston, Massachusetts was sponsored by the Jewish community to assist prisoners in Massachusetts correctional facilities, and focused on developing services for Jewish inmates. The organization was concerned with problems in correctional programs, available rehabilitation services, and general care for Jewish inmates. This collection contains a list of Jewish inmates in three correctional facilities, correspondence pertaining to inmates, their care, parole and preparation for parole, reports and minutes from meetings. Please note that folder 1, Correspondence, and folder 5, Names of Jewish Inmates, contain inmate details and are restricted.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mrs. Abraham Snyder in December 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Rebecca Simon, 2012
Title
Guide to the Rehabilitation Services (Boston, Mass.) Records, I-256
Author
Processed by Rebecca Simon
Date
2012

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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